Past NCRN Virtual Seminars

Oct 1 3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT

Speaker: Aaron Flaaen (University of Michigan)

Title: Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake

May 7 3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT

Speaker: Aaron Porter (University of Missouri)

Title: Bayesian Semiparametric Hierarchical Empirical Likelihood Spatial Models

Apr 2 3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT

Speakers: Leenkiat Soh and Adam Eck (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Title: Survey Informatics: Ideas, Opportunities, and Discussions

Mar 5 3:00pm to 4:30pm EST

Speaker: Rebecca Steorts (Carnegie Mellon University)

Title: Blocking by Locality Sensitive Hashing for Entity Resolution

Abstract: Record linkage for monitoring on-going human-rights abuses faces unique challenges: it must handle extremely noisy data and it must be able to deal with large volumes of data rapidly.

Feb 5 3:00pm to 4:30pm EST

Speakers: John Abowd (Cornell) and Ping Li (Cornell and Rutgers)

Title: Boosting Models for Edit, Imputation and Prediction of Multiple Response Outcomes

Jan 8 3:00pm EST

The NCRN Virtual Seminar will not take place today due to the SAMSI workshop Computational Methods for Censuses and Surveys at BLS, January 8-10, 2014.